Top Iowa evangelical: Because of immigration reform, maybe Rubio should wait until 2020 to run

Some in Iowa, he adds, are saying, “’2016’s out for Rubio, there’s no way.’”

“But they don’t consider him done,” Vander Plaats continues. “’16’s going to be awfully tough for him. ’20, if he wanted to run, might be a better opportunity.”

Still, Vander Plaats predicts that Iowans will be willing to listen to Rubio’s explanation for his decisions on immigration reform.